The Importance of Range of Motion

Importance of Range of Motion WindsorDo you experience limits on your mobility, sore or stiff joints? Have you had a recent surgery or injury? Are you involved in an activity with repetitive movement?

Improving your range of motion is beneficial to your entire body.

What is range of motion?

Range of motion refers to the distance and direction that a joint can move between the flexed position and the extended position.

Each joint has a normal range of motion that is measured in degrees.

Whether you’re a high level athlete, or an average Joe, having a good range of motion and improved flexibility can help prevent injuries, pain and balance problems.

How can range of motion be improved?

Natural therapies such as chiropractic, massage, physical therapy, stretching and exercise can help improve joint function. The goal of which is to decrease pain, swelling, and stiffness while gently improving the range of motion and getting your body back into its normal, healthy state.

If you’re experiencing a limited range of motion in your body, please reach out to us. We can help you: 519-258-8544

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